Photographs transport people to an earlier time without the need to master quantum physics or pay the tolls associated with America's wormhole highways. Learn to capture fleeting moments for future examination with today's Groupon: for $69, you get a photography class and photo safari from Thompson Photography Group (a $195 value). The class is held at either the beach in Palm Beach or Okeeheelee Park.
As self-taught photographers, the professional shooters at Thompson Photography Group are passionate about equipping others with the knowledge needed to capture life’s meaningful moments with clarity and creativity. The Photography 101 class gives students a three-hour crash course in the basics of digital-camera operation, teaching the artistic and scientific fundamentals behind capturing great photographs. The panoply of tips includes proper lighting techniques for portraits and candid sessions, an overview of lenses and camera equipment, and ideas for the professional composition of family photos or reunion mug shots. Discover the proper ISO, aperture, and shutter speed needed for maximum moment immortalizing, and uncover helpful tricks of the trade to ensure natural and relaxed expressions from subjects. An interactive photo safari allows aspiring shutterbugs to put their newfound knowledge to use, snapping pics of real models and artificial emotions.
Instructional materials and extra equipment are provided, but students are required to bring their own camera and one functional finger.